American Sociological Association

Due to COVID-19, the 2021 ASA Annual Meeting in Chicago has been cancelled. It is now clear that the global health crisis will not be resolved by August, and a large gathering of people from around the world presents an untenable health risk. 

We are pleased to offer a virtual 2021 ASA Annual Meeting instead of the in-person event, and we will share further information about the virtual meeting as we work out details in the coming months. We look forward to hosting a robust and exciting virtual meeting based on President Aldon Morris’ theme “Emancipatory Sociology: Rising to the Du Boisian Challenge."
As you know, the ASA online portal is currently open for submissions for the 2021 Annual Meeting. We will continue with the submission process uninterrupted. The deadline is February 3. Please review the Call for Submissions page for relevant information. In addition to paper submissions, we are accepting proposals for courses, workshops, pre-conferences, and the Symposium on Sociology in Practice Settings and the Symposium on Teaching and Learning. 
We appreciate your flexibility and wish you and your families well during this difficult period. 


The online portal is open for submissions to the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting.

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Theme & Program Committee

Read President Aldon Morris' theme statement.

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Invited Sessions

View confirmed invited sessions.

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Call for Volunteers information.

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